Data Scientist

Toronto, Ontario, ca
Company: Validere
Category: Scientific
Published on 2021-03-24 00:22:04

What you will do:

  • Combine rigorous statistical analysis with first-principles insights from physics and chemistry to improve the accuracy and efficiency of customers’ instrumentation and measurement practices
  • Build algorithms and data infrastructure to optimize clients’ operations
  • Build visualization tools to explain insights to the stakeholders (field technicians, traders and executives)
  • What you bring to the team:

  • Growth mindset, passion for learning new things, restlessness
  • First-principles thinking – you have the strong desire to understand any topic at a deeper level than most, and are unsatisfied with decisions based on convention or unjustified assumptions
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, formulate and test hypotheses quickly and efficiently
  • Ability to keep high level of alignment with the internal and external stakeholder 
  • Ability to effectively plan the work and manage time
  • Ability to advise others on the technical execution of the solution
  • Proficiency with Python and common data packages (NumPy, Pandas, SciPy) and version control (Git)
  • Ability to work with disparate data sources (i.e SQL, CSV, APIs) 
  • Experience with Unix-like operating systems (Linux, MacOS X) and command line interface
  • Experience with basic (e.g. random forest, SVMs) and advanced (e.g. deep learning, stochastic processes) machine learning methods
  • Advanced degree (MSc or PhD) in computer science, engineering or another mathematically related field (e.g. Physics, Math, Statistics, etc.), or equivalent experience outside of academia
  • Basic understanding of physics, chemistry (1st or 2nd year level)
  • 2+ years of experience in a similar role
  • Exposure to large industrial processes, chemical analysis and/or logistics
  • Why job seekers choose Validere:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Stock options
  • Work from home (while remote) and flex work arrangements
  • Professional development budget to master your craft
  • 3 weeks vacation plus company-wide closure between Christmas and New Years
  • An inclusive, ego-free environment where diversity of people and thought is valued
  • Opportunity to impact the trajectory of a fast growing tech company
  • Our shared values:

  • Deliver (the highest) value
  • Remove friction
  • Everyday, more scalable
  • Be well, fair, and transparent
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